#Edgerouter: Force restart a PPPOE connection.

By | September 15, 2017

One of my internet service providers uses PPPOE for the internet connection.

Sometimes if the physical connection is down for a long time the pppoe0 interface is no longer reconnecting or is stuck (looks like connected but no traffic passes through it).

I found out that the problem is solved by force reconnecting it through CLI commands.

Force drop connection first:

Force connect:


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